Álvaro Siza Vieira, a famous visionary Portuguese architect, is called to coordinate the rehabilitation of the monuments and architectonic heritage of Cidade Velha (Old Village) in Santiago, one of the African islands of Cape Verde. This project creates great expectations among the local population, who envisages it as a way of improving their quality of life.
The Architect and the Old Village / by Catarina Alves Costa.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Title from title frames.
Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 2003.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
In Portuguese, Subtitles in English.
Costa, Catarina Alves, film director.; Mourão, Catarina, producer.; Albuquerque, Helena, contributor.; Barreto, Rosalinda, contributor.; Vieira, Álvaro Siza, contributor.
Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003